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Mental Health For Dummies

Modern society likes to imagine it is civilised and enlightened yet attitudes towards mental health remain largely in the Dark Ages. Despite many first world countries seeing twenty, even twenty-five percent of their population requiring some kind of mental health … Continue reading

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Sleep Over

Insomnia. It’s all the rage. If you’re not a trendy insomniac don’t lose any sleep over it, you can find something else fashionable to buy into. I, however, have no choice. Insomnia R Me. Not sleeping properly happens quite a … Continue reading

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Don’t Walk, Don’t Walk, Don’t Walk

I’m not a waity kind of guy at the best of times. This is not the best of times (feel free to ponder Dickensian revolutionary fiction if you wish). While it seems most likely that my admittance to hospital will … Continue reading

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The Weariness, The Fever And The Fret

The upside of powerful painkillers is pretty obvious – they’re quite well suited to killing pain powerfully for a while which can be a blessing when every day has pain and pain and pain. The downside of powerful painkillers can … Continue reading

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The Hardest Thing In This World Is To Live In It

First jet lag and then days and days of what I hope is just a terrible cold and not yet another flare up have thrown sleep patterns into chaos and dampened my mental faculties. As it is I still can … Continue reading

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Travelling Man (Again)

I’m sitting in the special assistance lounge and it is a little over three hours before departure. I’ve already had one full blown panic attack this morning when I was struggling to move around through pain and breathlessness at breakfast. … Continue reading

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Kind Of Blue

Woke up this morning. Duh duh duh duh duuuh. My neck fucking hurt. Duh duh duh duh duuuuh. Went back to sleep this morning. Duh ditto ditto duuh. Hurtedy hurty hurt hurt. Thus went this morning’s blues. It’s scary when … Continue reading

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